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Universal’s ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ to Open Annecy Animation Festival

As it returns with a hybrid edition, the Annecy Animation Festival has added Hollywood glitz as it plans to open with Universal Pictures’ Minions: The Rise of Gru from Illumination Entertainment in June. The world premiere for the animated tentpole from director Kyle Balda will take place on June 13. Balda co-directed both Minions and […]

Universal Sets Dates for ‘Despicable Me 4’ and ‘Migration’

Universal has set a date for a new chapter in the Despicable Me franchise. Despicable Me 4, from the animation house Illumination, will hit theaters on July 3, 2024, the two companies announced Friday. They have also revealed that the new Illumination feature Migration will arrive on June 30, 2023. Despicable Me 4 will once […]

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in April

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to Netflix in April 2020.

Illumination Taps Fox Vet Keith Feldman as COO

llumination — the animation studio behind 'Despicable Me,' 'Minions' and most recently 'Sing' — has named Keith Feldman as its new COO.

‘Despicable Me 3’ Trailer: Gru Meets His Match

Steve Carell squares off against Trey Parker in the Universal threequel.

‘Despicable Me 3’ Trailer Introduces Gru’s New Villain (and His ’80s Dance Moves)

Trey Parker, who co-created 'South Park' and the Broadway hit 'The Book of Mormon,' voices the villain, a former child star who has grown up to become obsessed with the character he played onscreen.

German Box Office: ‘Minions’ Rule Over ‘Magic Mike XXL,’ ‘Ant-Man’

The animated hit crosses the $40 million mark to become the top film of the year so far in Germany.

‘Minions’: How the ‘Despicable’ Prequel Was Created

Illumination Entertainment puts its animated leads in 1960s New York and London.

Cannes: Alec Baldwin, John Cleese, James Franco Join Voice Cast on ‘Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad’

Director Dimos Vrysellas will animate the 3D family feature in Toronto for AMBI Pictures.

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Minions’ to Lead Record Year for Toy Industry

Licensed toys, which includes Hollywood-created intellectual property, represented 31 percent of total toy sales ($5.7 billion) and showed an increase of 7 percent in 2014, thanks in part to 'Frozen' mania.

China Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 2’ Triumphs With $15.37 Million

It was a good week in China for Hollywood, as "Ender's Game" also pulled in a muscular $10.96 million in its first six days.

PGA Awards Unveils Film, Longform TV Nominations

The awards will be handed out Jan. 19 at the Beverly Hilton.